BLOOM LAB -- Lab Members

Current Lab Members

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Jesse Bloom

Principal Investigator

B.S. in Biochemistry, University of Chicago
MPhil in Theoretical Chemistry, Cambridge
Ph.D. in Chemistry, Caltech
Postdoc in Biology, Caltech

Originally from Corvallis, Montana

jbloom[at]fredhutch.org


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Jeremy Roop

Postdoctoral fellow
joint advised by Julie Overbaugh

B.A. in Biology and English, Colorado College       Ph.D. in Microbiology, UC Berkeley

Originally from Stockton, New Jersey

jroop[at]fredhutch.org


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Heather Machkovech

Graduate Student
UW Medical Scientist Training Program                 UW Genome Sciences Program; joint advised by Rasi Subramaniam

B.A in Chemistry, Washington University

Originally from Janesville, Wisconsin

hmmachko[at]uw.edu


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Juhye Lee

Graduate Student                       

UW Medical Scientist Training Program  

UW Genome Sciences Program

B.S. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Rice University

Originally from Mountain View, California

juhyelee[at]uw.edu


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Sarah Hilton

Graduate Student

UW Genome Sciences Program

B.S. in Biology and Statistics, George Washington University

Originally from Groton, MA

skhilton[at]uw.edu


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Phil Burke

Graduate Student

UW Microbiology Program; joint advised by Rasi Subramaniam

B.S. in Genetics, University of New Hampshire

Originally from Lancaster, New Hampshire

phiburke[at]uw.edu


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Jacob Kowalsky

Undergraduate

Studying Microbiology, University of Washington

Originally from Bothell, Washington

jacobk27[at]uw.edu


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Alistair Russell

Postdoctoral fellow

B.A. in Biology, Cornell University                           Ph.D. in Microbiology, University of Washington

Originally from Ithaca, New York

abrussel[at]fhcrc.org


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Mike Doud

Graduate Student
UW Medical Scientist Training Program
UW Genome Sciences Program

B.S.E. in Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan

Originally from Naperville, Illinois

mbdoud[at]uw.edu


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Hugh Haddox

Graduate Student
UW Molecular and Cellular Biology Program

B.A. in Biochemistry and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado

Originally from Denver, Colorado

haddox[at]uw.edu


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Katherine Xue

Graduate Student                

UW Genome Sciences Program; joint advised by Josh Akey

A.B. in Chemical and Physical Biology, Harvard University

Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee

ksxue[at]uw.edu


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David Bacsik

Graduate Student

UW Medical Scientist Training Program                 UW Genome Sciences Program

B.A. in Biology from New College of Florida

Originally from Cambridge, Wisconsin

dbacsik[at]gmail.com


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Alison Greaney

Rotating Graduate Student

UW Medical Scientist Training Program

B.A. in Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley

Originally from Castro Valley, CA

agreaney[at]uw.edu


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Alexandria Wilson

Undergraduate (SURP program)

Studying Genomics and Bioinformatics, Oregon State University

Originally from Corvallis, OR

wilsalex[at]oregonstate.edu


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Shirleen Soh

Postdoctoral fellow

A.B. in Biology, Harvard College                           Ph.D. in Biology, MIT

Originally from Singapore

yqsoh[at]fredhutch.org


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Adam Dingens

Graduate Student
UW Molecular and Cellular Biology Program & Epidemiology Concurrent Program; joint advised by Julie Overbaugh

B.A. in Microbiology, University of Michigan  

Originally from Corunna, Michigan

adingens[at]uw.edu


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Danny Lawrence

Graduate Student
UW Medical Scientist Training Program                 UW Genome Sciences Program

B.A. in Molecular Biology from Pomona College 

Originally from San Diego, California

djpl[at]uw.edu


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Kate Dusenbury

Graduate Student

UW Medical Scientist Training Program                 UW Genome Sciences Program

B.A. in Biology from Williams College

Originally from Grand Junction, Colorado

khdusenbury[at]gmail.com


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Lauren Gentles

Graduate Student

UW Microbiology Program

B.S. in Biology, University of Arkansas

Originally from Hot Springs, Arkansas

lgentles[at]uw.edu


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Rachel Eguia

Post-baccalaureate Research Fellow

University of Washington PREP program

B.A. in Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Whitman College

Originally from Parma, Idaho

13reguia[at]gmail.com





Former lab members

Postdocs

  • Orr Ashenberg: postdoc from 2013-2017, now a Computational Biologist at the Klarman Cell Observatory of the Broad Institute
  • Bargavi Thyagarajan: postdoc from 2011-2014, now a scientific officer at the HIV Vaccine Enterprise

Graduate students

  • Katie Hooper: graduate student (MCB program) who was a full-time lab member from 2012-2015. Now a scientist at bluebird bio.

Lab staff

  • Ian Gong: research technician and lab manager, 2011-2014
 
Undergraduates
  • Jai Padmakumar: 2014-2016. Currently a graduate student in MIT's Microbiology program.
  • Lessane Ketema: 2016 
  • Alec Heckert: 2014-2015. Currently a graduate student in Berkeley's MCB program.
  • Khrystyna Dilai: 2014. Currently a graduate student in the University of Washington's Genome Sciences program.
  • Kendra Ferrier: 2014
  • Brandon Pratt: 2014
  • Donna Leet: 2012-2013. Currently a medical student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences Technology program.
  • Ari Kaufman: 2013
  • Sam Schetterer: 2011-2012
 
High-school students
  • Libanos Redda: 2012